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Robert De Niro Becomes the Bagel Boss in Weird UK Bagel Commercial

Robert De Niro was once hailed as the greatest actor of his generation. Now, he’s selling bagels in the UK. The acclaimed actor pokes fun at some of his famous wiseguy roles in a truly strange new commercial for British baking company Warburtons. The gist of the commercial is that New York tough guys are particularly outraged that folks across the pond would try to muscle in on America’s bagel action. At least, I think that’s what’s happening here. What makes this extra weird is the fact that D...
Tags: UK, New York, Movies, America, Robert-De-Niro, Scorsese, Martin Scorsese, De Niro, Bagels, Television Commercials by Big Directors, Robert De Niro Bagel Commercial, Warburtons, Robert De Niro Bagel Boss, Robert De Niro Becomes the Bagel Boss


Watch: Edgar Wright and Spike Jonze Directed Great Commercials for Nike and Apple

Edgar Wright and Spike Jonze released new projects in the last few days, but not on the big screen. The Baby Driver and Her filmmakers have turned their talents towards commercials, filming ads for Nike and HomePod, respectively. Watch both the Edgar Wright commercial and the Spike Jonze commercial below. Edgar Wright Commercial Filmmakers Edgar Wright and Spike Jones brought their considerable skills to the magical world of advertising! First up, we have a star-studded ad for Nike helm...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Siri, Nike, Fka Twigs, Kobe Bryant, Bill Nye, Edgar-Wright, Spike-Jonze, Simone Biles, Wright, Anderson Paak, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Odell Beckham Jr, Kevin-Hart, Sadie Sink


Dee Rees Directs a Spectacular Sci-Fi Short Film for Walmart; Plus Two Other Female-Directed Commercials

It’s no Super Bowl Sunday, but the Oscars are starting to step their game up in the realm of must-see commercials. The best of the bunch are a series of female-directed Walmart Oscars commercials. And they’re deserving of an Oscar category all of their own. Dee Rees, Nancy Meyers, and Melissa McCarthy each directed one-minute short films for Walmart that could rival feature films. The most exciting of the bunch came from Mudbound director Dee Rees, who created a big-budget sci-fi short that wen...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Molly, Walmart, Academy Awards, Mary J Blige, Ava Duvernay, Melissa-McCarthy, Mike, Hans Zimmer, Hans, Seth Rogen Evan Goldberg, Nancy Meyers, Dee Rees, Rees, Keala Settle


Watch: ‘Destiny 2’ Live-Action Trailer by Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts, Starring Nathan Fillion

Almost exactly three years ago, an impressive live-action commercial for Bungie’s video game Destiny debuted, directed by TRON Legacy helmer Joseph Kosinski. It was an awesome sci-fi short in the guise of a video game advertisement, and it had some incredible action at the center of it. Now with the release of Destiny 2 under a week away, a new live-action commercial has debuted from another blockbuster filmmaker. Kong: Skull Island director Jordan Vogt-Roberts is behind the live-action Destiny...
Tags: Movies, Video Games, Sci-fi, Deadpool, Detroit, Destiny, Skull Island, Video Game, Zeppelin, Kong, Joseph Kosinski, Bungie, Nathan-Fillion, Destiny 2, Jordan Vogt-Roberts, Ken Seng